#inspiration


Great… and Greater

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Saw Jobs (the movie) final­ly. This thing is a good source of inspi­ra­tion for cre­atives. One of the monologue’s that I still remem­ber is the one that Matthew Modine said (por­tray­ing John Scul­ley in the screen­cap above):

You can make a great prod­uct, but you have to con­vince peo­ple that what you’re sell­ing is greater.

This doesn’t only deal with mate­r­i­al prod­ucts per se, but our­selves.

Inspiration — Zina Nicole Lahr

Awe­some work, and per­son of light. R.I.P.

In August 2013 my friend Zina asked if I could shoot a video for her port­fo­lio. She need­ed some­thing that would show­case her work but also tell a lit­tle bit about her per­son­al­i­ty and her inter­ests. We had two days to shoot and edit so we shot an inter­view and smashed some­thing togeth­er to meet our dead­line. On Novem­ber 20, 2013 Zina passed away due to a hik­ing acci­dent in Ouray, CO. After the funer­al I revis­it­ed the footage and made this short as an attempt to cap­ture her per­son­al­i­ty and cre­ativ­i­ty. I nev­er planned to release it online but now I have a chance to share her and her cre­ations with all of you! For all who are part of the Zina Lahr love bomb, this is for you!

Music: Every­thing Is Chang­ing By Noi (found on Free Music Archive)

Source via Digg

Selecting Typography Using OS X’ Preview

I set out to using free, open-source web fonts for a par­tic­u­lar project late­ly. I’ve had book­marked some arti­cles a while back with some pret­ty cool com­bi­na­tions that will help the Design process move a long a bit faster. To name a few:

In those arti­cles where screen­shots of sam­ple com­bi­na­tions. I just saved them to my local dri­ve for com­par­i­son. If you don’t have Adobe Light­room (for its Sur­vey or Com­pare views) or Adobe Bridge (for its Thumb­nail view) but are on OS X, you can use Pre­view to com­pare the stills.

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